January 27, 2021
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has a literacy rate of 95% making it one of the most literate countries in the world. Approximately 8,000 students chose to study abroad in Costa Rica each year making it one of the most popular destinations. Between the wonderful education system and the many opportunities for students to perfect their Spanish, it is a very welcoming place for Americans to study abroad.

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Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. San Jose 796 reviews
2. Puntarenas 538 reviews
3. Traveling in Costa Rica 534 reviews
4. Heredia 522 reviews
5. Field Programs in Costa Rica 487 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for XULA: Summer in COSTA RICA
XULA: Summer in COSTA RICA

Earn FIVE Xavier credits this summer in Costa Rica! This program includes 75-80 hours of Clinical Practicum. Students will shadow health professionals, observe medical con...

4.5

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica
Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Get a taste of the "Tico" life and study Spanish & Development in San Jose! Learn More

From adventure seekers looking to hike the areas green mountains and valleys or go snorkeling along the coast, to students wanting to contribute to the countries efforts f...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Costa Rica: Heredia - Spanish Language, Ecological, and Latin American Studies
USAC Costa Rica: Heredia - Spanish Language, Ecological, and Latin American Studies

The Heredia program is ideal for students who are committed to learning the Spanish language and the diverse cultures of Latin America. Through formal coursework and perso...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program
BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program

Arriving in Costa Rica, you sense there's a bigger picture than just the scenery. You are about to be immersed into the diversity of Latin America’s history. You’ll step i...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Academia Tica Spanish Language School: Spanish Courses in Coronado and Jacó Beach
Academia Tica Spanish Language School: Spanish Courses in Coronado and Jacó Beach

Costa Rica is a fun and safe country with lots of natural wonders to explore and an interesting culture to experiment. If you're wondering about where to go in Latin Ameri...

5.0

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Graduate Internship Seminar: Cross Cultural Learning in Costa Rica in Summer
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Graduate Internship Seminar: Cross Cultural Learning in Costa Rica in Summer

This graduate, doctoral level internship seminar will provide the context for an authentic cross-cultural experience. Students will embark on a two week field adventure in...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for A Broader View Volunteer Corp: Escazu - Volunteer Costa Rica Escazu, Teaching Education program
A Broader View Volunteer Corp: Escazu - Volunteer Costa Rica Escazu, Teaching Education program

As a teaching volunteer in Costa Rica you will significantly contribute to the welfare of the education system and get a new perspective of life in Costa Rica. Volunteers ...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester (Ages 17+)
Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester (Ages 17+)

What’s the best way to explore three Central American countries? Our Coast to Coast Expedition Semester is an 85-day course packed with outdoor adventure activities, inclu...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for IFSA: Heredia - Universidad Nacional Partnership
IFSA: Heredia - Universidad Nacional Partnership

Study for a semester or a year in one of the most naturally beautiful countries in the world. Situated in Heredia, the Universidad Nacionalcombines excellent academics wit...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Outward Bound Costa Rica: Girl Scouts Destinations in Costa Rica
Outward Bound Costa Rica: Girl Scouts Destinations in Costa Rica

Experience an unforgettable adventure with fellow Girl Scouts from across the United States! Our GSUSA Destinations courses in Costa Rica and Panama will give you an oppor...

5.0

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for International TEFL and TESOL Training: Prep Courses so you can Teach English Worldwide
International TEFL and TESOL Training: Prep Courses so you can Teach English Worldwide

ITTT offers a world-renowned TEFL/TESOL certification course that equips you for the professional task of teaching English overseas, or in your home country.Our TEFL certi...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
Spain: Paraguay: Ghana plus 18 other locations

InterFuture Scholars typically travel abroad during the second semester of their junior year. During an eight-month preparatory period, students design a cross-cultural re...

5.0

1 review